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7 Glaciers For Summer Skiing

by Patrick Thorne

Just because it’s summer, that doesn’t mean you have to completely give up your love of skiing or snowboarding. One option is to head to the southern hemisphere. Another option is to ski the glaciers. There are several ski resorts… Read More →

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10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

by Erika Wiggins

buck·et list noun, informal A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime. The diverse climate and terrain of the Western U.S. make it a popular destination for adventurers and adrenaline junkies…. Read More →

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Chilean Babe Tells All: How To Ski Chile Like A Local in 6 Days

by Sarah Woods

“When are you coming back to the Cordillera de Los Andes?” my friend Rafa said to me over Skype from his Santiago apartment. “It’s our playground. Limitless possibilities of terrain, active volcanoes, unbelievable scenery, you must come back,” he insisted…. Read More →

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12 Rocking Ski Town Music Fests

by Troy Hawks

One of the best stage effects ever is to put the mic and drum kit in front of a sweeping mountainous view. There’s something about tall peaks and alpine air that lifts the outdoor music experience “a little bit higher… Read More →

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2014-15 Ski Industry Statistics & Trends: Facts, Stats & Skier Visits

by Dave Belin

So how was your season? Maybe you skied more days than last year, or maybe not. Did you try a new resort this year, or just stick close to home? Did you buy a season pass or get day ticket?… Read More →

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Beer Me: Best Canned Beers for Outdoor Activities

by Katie Coakley

If absence makes the heart grow fonder, then summer is Romeo to our winter Juliet. Like the star-crossed lovers, we eagerly await the opportunity to progress our romance. However, we’re talking about our love of summer activities like hiking, biking,… Read More →

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Ever Wonder What It’s Like To Ski Antarctica?

by Eric Wagnon

Although skiing can be found on all seven continents, Antarctica is the most exclusive and remote destination. You won’t find any chairlifts there, but for around $30,000, companies such as Adventure Network International (ANI) will allow you to check Antarctica… Read More →

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Pro Tips & Highlights: The Mountain Collective Pass

by Gant Morgner

The 2014/2015 winter brought epic conditions to all of the resorts on the Mountain Collective Pass. I was lucky enough to experience it first hand, having just completed a Rocky Mountain road trip that hit all 7 resorts in a… Read More →

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Work Hard, Shred Harder: Co-Working Spaces in Ski Towns

by Troy Hawks

Midweek powder days pose some of life’s most arduous dilemmas: Should I go, or should I stay? Should I work, or should I play? Thanks to an emergence of ski town co-working spaces, you get the best of both worlds:… Read More →

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New High Speed Ski Lifts Coming To Colorado & Utah

by Kristen Lummis

In 1981, Breckenridge installed a detachable high-speed lift, the Quicksilver SuperChair. Clipping along at over twice the speed of conventional fixed-grip lifts, this chair was the first of what would become the ski industry standard. This summer is seeing a… Read More →